Chance The Rapper hired ASL interpreter for the rest of his tour.
Grammys award winner Chance The Rapper recently hired American Sign Language interpreter for the rest of his tour “Be Encouraged”
DEAFinitely Dope is the appointed organisation by Chance to follow him throughout his whole tour.
DEAFinitely Dope is an organisation founded by Matthew Maxey. Maxey seeks to break barriers by uniting the hearing and deaf community together with music.
The special announcement was made through his social media via Instagram video shared by the Atlanta-based organisation. “I want all those hard of hearing and deaf in Tampa area to come out and see the show” Chance said. Apparently Chance is the first rapper to who hire his own ASL interpreter for the rest of his tour which Snopp Dogg had one for his show
On the other hand, Chance launches an art and literature fund by donating 1 million to Chicago Public schools. In a news conference at Westcott Elementary School, he called the donation a “call to action.”
“I’m honoured to make this donation to Chicago Public Schools Foundation and help cultivate Chicago creative minds,” he said, adding, “I’m committed to helping Chicago’s children have quality learning experiences that include the arts.”said the rapper.
With all that he has done and still breaking boundaries, he is the youngest person to ever receive BET’s Humanitarian Award at the recent BET Award event. Former First Lady Michelle Obama even surprised him with a video before Chance took the stage to receive the honourable award.
“I can think of no better legacy to leave, and I am thrilled to celebrate you here to tonight and honored to call you my friend,” Obama said.
Chance delivered a passionate speech upon receiving the award saying ” “I’m 24 and to be receiving something like this at my age, it feels good as hell. I love this.”